17 Feb 2012 FRSA FLASH


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17 Feb 2012 FRSA FLASH

  1. 1. H e a d q u a r t e r s , H e a d q u a r t er s C o . 1 0 t h C o m b a t Av i a t i o n B r i g a d e RE N EG AD ES Friday, February 17, 2012 FRSA FLASH Points of ContactCompany Commander CPT McLeanCompany 1SG Events to keep an eye out for: SFC Smith Fort Drum Woman’s Conference - see pages 16 & 17 of this FLASH for more details!Company FRG Leader International Food Festival - See flyer below! RaeAnn McLeanhhc10thcab_frg@yahoo.comBDE FRSA Jackie Sharpe O/315-774-1104 C/315-778-6107jackie.sharpe@us.army.mil Inside this issue:Reconnection 3WorkshopUpcoming BOSS 6/7EventsTax Center is 8openEvent Flyers 10What’s Playing at 19the Post Theater
  2. 2. Page 2 F R SA F L AS H Command Safety Office message Please remember that listening to IPOD’s, MP3 Players, radio players, etc. is prohib- ited while walking/running on the road-ways, shoulders, or crossing the street on Fort Drum. There has been an increase of pedestrian accidents across the US due to ear- phone usage around road-ways. Also, it is mandatory for all personnel, Military, Civil- ian, and Family Members to wear reflective material while exercising on the road- ways. If you have any questions, please call 772-0310.MEDDAC provides clinic coverage/closure updates for thePresidents Day federal and training holidaysU.S. Army Medical Department Activity officials have announced clinic coverage plans for the PresidentsDay federal and training holidays, Feb. 20 and 21.On the Presidents Day Federal Holiday, Monday, Feb. 20: All MEDDAC facilities are closed, with theexception of the Urgent Care Clinic (UCC), which will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to support patientsurgent medical needs.On the training holiday, Tuesday, Feb. 21: The Primary Care Clinic at Guthrie will be open with reducedstaffing from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to support patient needs.For medical emergencies, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department for treatment.Patients are asked to plan their prescription refill needs accordingly.Veterinary clinic announces closure The Fort Drum Veterinary Clinic will be closed Friday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. 21, to observe Presidents Day.
  3. 3. Page 3 F R SA F L AS HBlake Shelton to perform in WatertownThe Disabled Persons Action Organization has announced that country superstar Blake Shelton willcome to the North Country to present an outdoor concert July 6 at the Watertown Fairgrounds.The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with Justin Moore performing the opening act.Reserved tickets are $75, and general admission tickets are $49 each.The Blake Shelton concert is part of the DPAO’s 2012 Summer Concert Series.For more information about the DPAO’s 2012 Summer Concert Series, including the date when ticketswill go on sale, call 782-0044 or visit online at www.dpao.org.
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  5. 5. Find the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade on Need Help? FACEBOOK. Call or visit Military OneSource to find information about taxes, parenting, deployments, fi- nances, taxes, counseling, PCS moves & more
  6. 6. Page 6 F R SA F L AS HThrift Shop announces business hoursThe Fort Drum Thrift Shop hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday and the first Saturday of the month. Consignmentsare taken from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each business day. For more in-formation, call 772-7189.The Fort Drum Thrift Shop is located in Bldg. P-55, corner of Quarter-master Road and First Street.
  7. 7. F R SA F L AS H Page 7 B.O.S.S. Supporters and Friends - We just wanted to invite everyone to come by the B.O.S.S. Center and check things out. A lot of people dont know what all we have to offer so I will list what we have just as a reminder. 10 Flat Screen T.V.s. XBOX 360, PS3, and the Wii with all the games forboth you could imagine. And if we don’t have it, we can get it. A Theatre with 9 cozy leather recliners, TWOregulation size pool tables with plenty of room to play and challenge your friends to a game of pool, Big GameHunter, Tron pin-ball, Darts, Foosball. There is a kitchen to prepare some Nachos for a football game on T.V.or some popcorn for a movie. 8 computers with webcams and WiFi for when you want to hop online for someRPG games and MUCH MORE! Come on by! We are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 1100 - 2300.Dont forget our Poker Tournament this Saturday at The Commons. Registration starts at noon with the Tourna-ment beginning at 1300 $600 in Cash to be won!Another great trip planned to TurningStone Casino!!! We are leaving at 1000on 24 March and returning on 25March. The cost is $30.00/person. Opento single soldiers and geographicalbachelors. The cost includes Transporta-tion, Room, Free entry to Club Lava,$40.00 to start gambling and potentiallyfloor seats to the boxing match alongwith the Party Bus coming to pick youup here on Drum!!! Don’t be too lateand miss your chance to go. There areonly 58 slots available.
  8. 8. Page 8 F R SA F L AS H This Week in History, Feb. 17 - Feb. 23 Feb 17, 1904 - Madame Butterfly premieres Feb 18, 1885 - Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Feb 19, 1847 - Donner Party rescued Feb 20, 1985 - Ireland allows sale of contraceptives Feb 21, 1965 - Malcolm X assassinated Feb 22, 1980 - U.S. hockey team makes miracle on ice Feb 23, 1945 - U.S. flag raised on Iwo JimaFort Drum Tax Assistance Center offers FREE tax return preparationStaffed by IRS trained and certified Soldiers, the TAC will prepare and electronically file your federal andstate income tax returns free of charge. By filing your return electronically, you can receive your refund inas little as one week.The TAC staff also is equipped to prepare 2010 returns for Soldiers returning from deployment who werenot able to file last year.Located on South Post at the corner of Lewis and Conway / First Street West in Bldg. T-120 (near theAAFES gas station and across the street from Behavioral Health), the TAC will be open from 9:30 a.m. to7 p.m. Monday through Friday.Beginning Monday, you may call 772-6727 to schedule a next business day appointment. Throughout taxseason, the appointment line will open at 1 p.m. each day and will remain open until all appointments arefilled for the next business day.The following documents are required to schedule an appointment: Military ID (Common Access Card) Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security number verification letter is-sued by the Social Security Administration. (Your military ID is not sufficient.) Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents listed on the tax return.Your Army W-2, which is available at www.mypay.dfas.mil. (Your leave and earnings statement is notsufficient.) A voided check to receive your refund by direct deposit.To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present or have a spe-cial power of attorney or IRS Form 2848 authorizing you to sign the re-turn.Visit www.facebook.com/drumtax for the most up-to-date information on the TAC.For more information, call the Fort Drum Tax Assistance Center at 772-3735.
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  10. 10. Page 10 F R SA F L AS H Coming Attractions & Items Of Interest February 21 – Mardi Gras Lunch Buffet – Commons February 22 – YC Trip to SU Men’s Basketball Game – Youth Center February 24 – Ski Trip to Titus Mountain – Adventure Training February 24 – YC Middle School Dance – Youth Center February 25 – Snowmobile Ride – Adventure Training February 25 – YC Trip to Syracuse Stage – Youth Center February 25 – Snowboard Winch Competition – BOSS February 26 – CYS Services Family Time – CYS Services Sports February 29 – AER Campaign Kick-Off – Army Emergency Relief March 1 – National Library Week Book Mark Contest – McEwen Library March 2 – A Cold Winter’s Night Program Ending Party – McEwen Library March 3 – Snowmobile Ride – Adventure Training March 3 – Women’s History Month Celebration – Youth Center March 4 – CYS Services Sports Family Time – CYSS Sports March 5 – 16 – Indoor Triathlon – Sports Office March 6 & 7 – AFTB Level 1 Training – Army Community Service March 9 – Youth Conflict Resolution Training – Youth Center March 10 – Ice Fishing Trip – Parks and Recreation March 10 – 2012 Basketball Tournament – Sports Office March 10 – Maple Days – McEwen Library March 10 – Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament – BOSS Check out the February FMWR Preview at - March 10 – Trip to Monster Truck Jam – Parks and Recreation http://www.drummwr.com/ClassesandEvents_files/ February%202012% March 10 – Midnight Sports – Youth Center 20Preview_FMWR_Preview.pdf
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  12. 12. Less than three weeks until Lifetime ChannelsComing Home series! Could there be any 10th CAB reunions? Tune in March 4 to find out!
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  14. 14. Post Theater Bldg 10725, North Riva Ridge Admission is $4.50 for adults; $2.25 for children 6-11; FREE for chil- dren 5 and younger. For more movie information, call 772-5571FRI FEB 17 - 1900 War Horse (PG-13)2130 Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (PG-13)SAT FEB 18 - 1400 Joyful Noise (PG-13)1900 Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (PG-13)2130 War Horse (PG-13)SUN FEB 19 - 1400 Joyful Noise (PG-13)1700 War Horse (PG-13MON FEB 20 - ClosedTUE FEB 21 - ClosedWED FEB 22 - ClosedTHU FEB 23 - 1900 Joyful Noise (PG)*ALL SEATS FOR THIS SHOWING $1 Contents of this newsletter are compiled from multiple Military Family news sources. Material presented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 10th CAB or the Army. This material is for personal use of the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.